Recent Announcements

  • SDA Endorses Candidates for March 1 Democratic Primary On Thursday, January 28th the membership of the Stonewall Democrats of Austin heard from more than 35 candidates for the March 1 Democratic Primary elections. In order to be eligible to be considered for the club endorsement candidates were required to respond to a questionnaire addressing a number of LGBT issues (see 2016 Elections for those responses). Endorsements were made based on who the membership felt would best represent the interests of the LGBT community. In order to receive an endorsement a candidate needed to obtain at least 60% of the votes of those present and voting. In several races no candidate was able to achieve the 60% threshold and in some of those races motions were made to issue ...
    Posted Jan 30, 2016, 3:51 PM by Rich Bailey
  • SDA Candidate Endorsement Forum January 28 The Stonewall Democrats of Austin will be holding a Candidate Endorsement Forum on Thursday, January 28th in the Smith Auditorium of the Congregation Beth Israel (3901 Shoal Creek Blvd). Doors will open at 5:30 pm and the meeting will begin at 6:00 pm. In order to be considered for endorsement a candidate must have filled out our questionnaire (we will have copies of the candidates’ responses to our questionnaire available at the meeting). Candidates will give 1-2 minute opening remarks, followed by 2-3 minutes Q&A with our members, then 1 minute for closing remarks for a total of 5 minutes per candidate. After we hear from all the candidates that evening the membership will discuss ...
    Posted Jan 27, 2016, 9:27 AM by Rich Bailey
  • TCDP / Democratic Clubs Holiday Party Dec. 8th The Stonewall Democrats of Austin invite you to join us at our holiday party, co-hosted with the Travis County Democratic Party, Austin Young Democrats, Capital Area Progressive Democrats, Central Austin Democrats, Liberal Austin Democrats, and South Austin Democrats. When: Tuesday, Dec. 8th from 5:30PM-8PM Where: The North Door, 502 Brushy St., Austin, TX 78702 See more hereThere will be no Stonewall Democrats of Austin December monthly membership meeting; instead please come to the holiday party.  In lieu of donations, please bring canned goods for the Capital Area Food Bank. Hope to see you there and Happy Holidays!
    Posted Nov 30, 2015, 3:21 PM by Rich Bailey
  • Monthly SDA meeting November 11th at Cafe Express We hope you will join the Stonewall Democrats of Austin at our monthly meeting on Wednesday, November 11th at Cafe Express (3418 N. Lamar Blvd). The meeting will begin at 6:30 pm. Our main speaker will be JD Gins, Executive Director of the Travis County Democratic Party.We hope to see you there.
    Posted Nov 9, 2015, 8:33 AM by Rich Bailey
  • Early Voting begins for Nov. 3 Constitutional and Bond Elections Early voting for the November 3 Constitutional and Bond Elections runs from Monday, October 19 to Friday, October 30.The membership of the Stonewall Democrats of Austin did not make any endorsements in the 7 Constitutional Amendments but did endorse in the Travis County Bond Election and encourage our members and supporters to vote "FOR" the new Civil and Family Courts Facilities.Progress Texas take on the Constitutional Amendments can be found hereDo not forget the Texas Voter ID laws are still in effect. Some voters may face extra scrutiny at their polling location. Make sure to bring one of the following forms of Identification with you to cast your vote:  TX Driver’s License, TX Personal ID Card ...
    Posted Oct 19, 2015, 12:40 PM by Rich Bailey
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